Stillwater Regional Airport celebrates one year of American Airlines service on Aug. 23

MEDIA RELEASE

Come celebrate Stillwater Regional Airport’s first anniversary of American Airlines service at an open brunch on Wednesday, Aug. 23. The event begins at 10 a.m.with formal remarks starting at 10:15 a.m. in the main terminal.

“Our residents, business community and Oklahoma State University have been an integral part of our airport’s successful commercial air service this past year,” Stillwater Regional Airport Director Gary Johnson said. “We hope to see our travelers and supporters at the celebration to share this important milestone with us.”

Since Aug. 23, 2016, Stillwater Regional Airport has offered two daily, nonstop flights to and from Stillwater and the airline’s largest hub at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The airport has served more than 48,000 passengers and counting since that date, with an average of 3,800 travelers per month.

“It’s incredible to see how many people in our community have embraced this service and how it has made traveling easier for our residents, businesses, students and university faculty alike,” Mayor Gina J. Noble said. “We’re so glad to have American Airlines in Stillwater and to see where the next year takes us.”

“We want to again thank American Airlines, the City of Stillwater and our many partners for helping make this service a reality. It is providing a valuable service to OSU,” said OSU President Burns Hargis. “We also extend our appreciation to Governor Mary Fallin, Senator James Inhofe, Senator James Lankford, Congressman Frank Lucas and former Transportation Secretary Gary Ridley for their support.”

The airport will also recognize American Airlines’ updated flight schedule, which includes the return of a daily early morning flight departing from Stillwater on Aug. 23.

The airport is at 2020-1 W. Airport Road. Parking is limited.

To book a flight from Stillwater Regional Airport, go to http://aa.com and use airport code SWO. The airport features free parking, shorter security lines and competitive rates.

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